sermons are Christ centered and Biblically based, written by a
seasoned pastor of one of the largest Lutheran congregations on the
40,000-50,000 people (primarily pastors) from 150 countries visit SERMONS FROM SEATTLE every month. They read 2.5 sermons during each visit. 56% are from the USA and 42% are from England, Canada, France, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. 41% of the visits come through TEXTWEEK.
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|Some personal reflections by Pastor Edward F. Markquart
“This website and these sermons are some of the best
sermons that I have, and I think you may find them useful in
your ministry. From my biased point of view, I have separated
the wheat from the chaff, the good from the bad, and the
“chaff sermons” have been eliminated. I am offering what I
believe are my better sermons.
In the early 90s, I gave preaching and worship seminars around the country, and gave copies of sermons to the pastors who attended. They quickly
gobbled these sermons up and adapted them to their own personal theology and style of delivery. Again and again, I heard a refrain: “I can use this.” I offer these sermons to you, to use them as you see
begin exploring this website, it would be beneficial to initially
read "About the Sermons."
Then read a sampling of the sermons from Christmas, Easter,
Pentecost, Series C, etc. Then
perhaps watch a video of a sermon. By saturating yourself in these
sermons, you will determine if this material could be helpful to you
in your preparation.
website will be growing as more sermons, videos and courses are
Edward F. Markquart
Pastor, Grace Lutheran Church
Des Moines, WA 98198
(Retired, June 1, 2007, after 34 years as pastor of Grace Lutheran Church)